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Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
as the first african american for mayor. so i worked for the presidio and i understand the department of interior's standards when it comes to a building. in this case i think the planning department and all of us who are listening and those who have come here to say something about this place is more what happens within the 4 walls of this building. so as has been stated, the compassion, feeding the poor, nobody's turned away, the other thing is that anybody who goes to this place gets large portions of the meals prepared, well prepared. so sam jordan was well respected. he always encouraged people who wanted to do something because he had the backing, diane feinstein has been there, willy brown has been there, some -- i think sammy davis junior went there once. so it's not famous people haven't visited it and it's not that sam jordan was very well known. i think in this case it's what has been happening and how his spirit has been kept alive by serving the poor. that's what we need, that's what we need in the bayview. we need people who are compassionate, people who do not fo
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
have really gone through the system. i went through diablo elementary school, press h presidio middle, and completed my bachelor's degree. i'm fortunate enough to return to the city and similar to all the stories you've heard today, in 2005 i borrowed from friends and family in order to buy this t.i.c. unit. today, we're a four unit t.i.c. building. all of the owners are middle class family. most of us were born and raised in san francisco, or pretty much grew up in the city. we're very vested in the city. we work here, volunteer here, and we would appreciate your help to allow us to stay here. so please support this ordinance, and this is good policy, good politics, and good for the city, and appreciate your time. thank you. >> chair wiener: thank you very much. and i believe we've now worked out the problem with sf gov -- we haven't? sorry, mr. sullivan. next speaker please. >> hi. my name is darren -- i'm in district 5. and i came to give you another human face to what this would actually do for people in the city. i'm an actor. i do mostly theater. i've been here 20 years. my wife
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